Donor-Advised Funds

What is a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF)?

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a philanthropic giving vehicle that provides an immediate tax benefit to you, and allows you to grant funds to charities of your choice.

How do I give through a DAF?

  • Recommend a gift to Crisis Assistance Ministry by contacting your financial institution, foundation, or fund manager or by granting via their online portal.
  • The grant will arrive at Crisis Assistance Ministry from your fund. The grant may only include the fund’s name and address unless you request otherwise.
  • We recommend you contact us at [email protected] or (704) 371-3001 x226 to inform us of your gift, so we can thank you for your generosity.

Information you'll need:

  • TAX ID: 56-1416719
  • Mailing Address:Crisis Assistance Ministry
    500-A Spratt Street
    Charlotte, NC 28206
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Preventing homelessness. Preserving dignity.

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Why support Crisis Assistance Ministry through your donor-advised fund?

Crisis Assistance Ministry provides assistance and advocacy for people in financial crisis, helping them move toward self-sufficiency.  Your gift makes a difference every day in preventing homelessness and preserving dignity for struggling families in Mecklenburg County.